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PNG fans impress at concert
PNG fans impress at concert

Jamaican dancehall sensation Charly Black has left PNG a satisfied man, confident of his fan base here. It wasn’t just Party Animal fans sang along to. Even Jamaican nationals at the concert were pretty impressed to hear the PNG...

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Artist sings tribute to Ottio
Artist sings tribute to Ottio

Not only a politician can touch and change the hearts of many. The late PNG Kumuls player Kato Ottio is proof of that. His sudden passing last Tuesday came as a big loss for the country but it also...

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Band sets positive start to academic year
Band sets positive start to academic year

The Gospel band, Covenant Creed, will be hosting its back to school concert on February 10th. This is an initiative the band started last year and hopes to keep on an annual basis. The concert is the band’s way...

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Musicians need an association: Chief censor
Musicians need an association: Chief censor

There should be an association for musicians, says Chief Censor Steven Mala. This is also a dream for many musicians, who have been looking to the PNG Censorship Board and the government to assist them with. But Mala says...

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Artists need to evolve: Jagarizzar
Artists need to evolve: Jagarizzar

There’s a lot to learn from long-time musician Jagarizzar. “If we don’t evolve as artists, we will evaporate,” he says. He learnt this as a musician, and continues to impart to other artists. Part of this is going with...

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Jamaican sensation for Pom
Jamaican sensation for Pom

Port Moresby will experience the Jamaican sensation come February 3 and the Cosmopolitan is making sure of this. Confirmed to perform for one night only is Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer, Charly Black, also known as Desmond Mendize or...

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Offensive music will be banned: Chief Censor
Offensive music will be banned: Chief Censor

Any music or content that seems offensive to a group of population will be banned, says Chief Censor Steven Mala. Since the ban on music by Wild Pack band, his office has banned three more songs on the airwaves....

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Jagar’s daughter set to release new single
Jagar’s daughter set to release new single

Tehila Renagi Va’a is pursuing her parents’ love of music. Going by the stage name Miss TRV, Va’a is the second child of musicians Jamie-Lee and Jagar Renagi Va’a. At ten years old, the very talented Tehila will be...

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Building a stronger foundation for PNG music
Building a stronger foundation for PNG music

While PNG’s music scene comes under fire again, another group of artists are trying to build a stronger foundation. PNG’s underground hip-hop movement is taking on a different approach. 3KiiNgZ is one of the early hip-hop groups in the...

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Big bang for 2018 PNG hip-hop
Big bang for 2018 PNG hip-hop

2018 for PNG’s hip-hop underground movement is starting off with a big bang. Nakanation 2 – sounds from the underground, will be held at the Cosmopolitan on January 19. Nakanation is an incorporation of the words naka (from kanaka)...

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